30A Communities & Towns

The towns and communities of 30A are unique places where memories are created, lives are shared, and have a special little place in the heart. You'll find under this category: blogs, posts, pictures, stories, tips, and favorites of specific communities of 30A. 

Found 34 blog entries about 30A Communities & Towns.

Have you been watching the 30A real estate market? If so, congratulations! This is one of the most beautiful and sought after places in the southern United States not only for owning a private vacation home or vacation rental, but now - also to live and enjoy life on a whole new level. 

Along your curious journey of exploring the 30A real estate market, you've likely got plenty of questions and no doubt need some quality answers from a real estate professional who specializes in the 30A and South Walton markets - @Live30A, that's our bread and butter. Below, you'll find notes, facts, data, and thoughts from your favorite 30A real estate company, Live 30A Real Estate. 

Curated 30A Market Report | Spring - Summer 2021

As we peer into the market

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The Bay Restaurant - Sunday Pickin’

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Spend your Sundays at The Bay Restaurant, overlooking the Choctawhatchee Bay with music entertainment from Mike Whitty and friends. Mike brings new musicians to play every week, keeping things fun and fresh...just like the delicious menu! The musicians play from 4-8 pm. 

In the mood for a weekday pick me up? Visit on Wednesday nights from 5-8 pm for a bonfire with groovy tunes! 

24215 Hwy. 331 at the foot of the bridge
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

Click here to view available homes & more information about Santa Rosa Beach

Old Florida Fish House

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Live music is played 7-days a week at

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As our beachside community embarks on yet another epic summer full of Florida sun soakin', fresh cut grass picnics, and ice cold lemonade cheersing, April is the perfect time to plan your adventurous summer with family on 30A! As you're planning your dream vaca getaway or considering a move, you may be pondering what areas are right for you... And what your plans are when you get there? What does a day look like on 30A? Undoubtably, the dozens of public beach accesses have plenty of excitement to offer, but each of our 30A connected towns have a different set of amenities to offer. Think of our 30A towns like snowflakes, there are no 2 exactly alike. 

To help you answer these life-or-death summer fun questions, we’ve teamed up with several local…
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As we roll into Spring 2021, the 30A lifestyle is attracting more buyers than ever who now have the opportunity to purchase their beach retreat in South Walton. At Live 30A, we love empowering our buyers and sellers with the information needed to make great decisions for their family, budget, timing, and lifestyle. That's why here you'll find relevant 30A market data year-over-year to help get an understanding for how the market is moving is right now, and how to make great decisions. 

Here you'll Find:

  • Q1 2021 Market Report for 30A -- (Inlet Beach, Rosemary Beach, Alys Beach, Seacrest, Watersound Beach, Seagrove, Watercolor, Seaside, Grayton Beach, Blue Mountain, and Dune Allen Beach)
  • Our thoughts as 30A real estate professionals who
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30A welcomes all furry friends to join in on the fun! Our beach community enjoys staying active with walks, runs, bike rides, paddle boarding, and all the outdoor adventures. And as you travel along 30A, you will see friendly faces from people and their pets --- so the question is... what awesome 30a restaurants will let me bring my puppy? 

Most of all 30A restaurants invite you to an outdoor deck or patio when you dine with your four-legged friend. Our five favorite dog-friendly 30a restaurants have delicious dishes AND welcoming atmospheres for all the guests in your party (as long as they don't bite ;).

1) The Bay Restaurant

The Bay Restaurant

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One of the locals favorites, the Bay Restaurant located along the bay at the

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The Blue Mountain Creamery

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The Blue Mountain Creamery was founded by Christine and her son, Jed when they moved from Canada to a seaside cottage on the corner of 30A and Blue Mountain Beach. As the community grew they decided to bring the first Ice Creamery to the area. The original location “The Creamery” serves ice cream, frozen yogurt sorbets, and waffle cones. Located behind The Creamery is the “Shake Shop” serving milkshakes, donuts, coffees, frozen custard, and shaved ices. Make sure to try out their tasty treats! 

The Creamery open 10 am -10 pm 
Shake Shop open 7 am - 10 pm 

Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free options are available. Blue Mountain Creamery accepts cash for payment. 

2129 S Co Hwy 83

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Spring break is right around the corner! Time to unwind with your loved ones, while soaking up the Florida sun. We have taken initiative as your ~spring break travel guides~ to find the best pools along 30A.

  1. Camp Watercolor



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Camp Watercolor is the newest resort amenity available to Watercolor guests and homeowners located at 205 Spartina Circle. The resort has a main butterfly pool with a monarch slide, a lazy lizard pool, and a caterpillar pool. This offers options for guests and children to spread out at the resort. Lifeguards are on duty offering a second set of eyes for parents or friends, with lounge chairs along the perimeter of the pools. 

Basketball lovers make sure to bring a ball and hit

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Let’s take a trip down memory lane! In the 1890s vacationing at the beach in summer drove interest to small beach resort communities in Florida. Grayton Beach was a small resort for beachgoers from surrounding areas (Alabama, Defuniak Springs, and elsewhere in the county).  By the 1920s, new houses replaced cottages that had been located along the beach since before the 20th century.

 1) Seagrove Beach

 

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This photograph takes place on the Fourth of July at Seagrove Beach circa the 1980s.

On Scenic 30A, the Fourth of July is not only a national holiday, it is a deep-rooted local tradition. People spend all day at the beach gathering with friends and family. Grayton Beach allows permitted cars to drive right up

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Why do we love the beach lifestyle so much at Live30A? The sunshine, breeze, ocean and beautiful views lifts us up and helps us recharge! It inspires us to eat clean and enjoy the peaceful oasis we call “home”. Check out our 5 favorite organic restaurants on 30A!

  1. Prema Organic Cafe

When packing for a beach day it's important to include the necessities... sunscreen, drinks and of course a nutritious meal. Prema Organic Cafe located in Santa Rosa Beach, FL offers a wide variety of nutrient packed, beautifully colorful dishes. Their menu is filled with fresh, organic, and gluten-free smoothies, juices, salads and more. For total mind & body rejuvenation, you can enjoy a yoga class at Balance Health Studio just next door. Both Prema &

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